African American Slavery and Disability: Bodies, Property by Dea H. Boster

By Dea H. Boster

Disability is usually pointed out in discussions of slave health and wellbeing, mistreatment and abuse, yet constructs of ways "able" and "disabled" our bodies stimulated the establishment of slavery has long past mostly missed. This quantity uncovers a historical past of incapacity in African American slavery from the first list, examining how suggestions of race, incapacity, and gear converged within the usa within the first half the 19th century.

Slaves with actual and psychological impairments usually confronted certain barriers and prerequisites of their prognosis, remedy, and evaluate as estate. Slaves with disabilities proved an important problem to white authority figures, torn among the will to categorize them as diverse or faulty and the sensible have to contain their "disorderly" our bodies into everyday life. Being bodily "unfit" may perhaps occasionally permit slaves to flee the restrictions of bondage and oppression, and determine a degree of strength of mind. in addition, principles approximately and reactions to disability—appearing as social development, criminal definition, clinical phenomenon, metaphor, or masquerade—highlighted deep struggles over our bodies in bondage in antebellum America.

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